Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 300 315 312
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3 +41
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 49 69 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.23% 1.95% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 49
South East median daily rate £526 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £463 £395 £363
90th Percentile £674 £595 £576
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £105.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +228.13% -8.57% -

Amazon EC2 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,997 3,533 2,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.62% 21.30% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,559 2,253 1,625
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £300 £263
90th Percentile £615 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 49 30
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.84% +15.15% -16.69%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £83.75 £64.45 £39.93
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £20.96
% change year-on-year +20.68% -9.33% +10.29%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex +9 12 £488 -14.29% 1
Thames Valley -5 10 £550 +25.71% 8
Berkshire -34 10 £550 +25.00% 3
West Sussex +22 9 £600 +14.29% 1
Hampshire +6 9 £575 +43.75% 2
Surrey +29 8 £550 - 2
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 49 (100.00%) AWS
2 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (53.06%) Python
3 26 (53.06%) Jenkins
4 24 (48.98%) DevOps
4 24 (48.98%) Amazon S3
5 23 (46.94%) Java
6 21 (42.86%) Linux
6 21 (42.86%) Terraform
7 19 (38.78%) Ansible
7 19 (38.78%) SQL
8 17 (34.69%) Scrum
8 17 (34.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (34.69%) GitHub
9 16 (32.65%) Amazon EMR
10 15 (30.61%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (28.57%) Kafka
11 14 (28.57%) Apache Spark
11 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (26.53%) Docker
12 13 (26.53%) Amazon Redshift
12 13 (26.53%) Big Data
12 13 (26.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (26.53%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (26.53%) Kubernetes
12 13 (26.53%) Serverless
13 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
14 11 (22.45%) Hadoop

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 6 (12.24%) Apache Airflow
2 6 (12.24%) Luigi
3 5 (10.20%) nginx
4 4 (8.16%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (8.16%) GemFire
4 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.04%) Confluence
5 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (100.00%) AWS
2 24 (48.98%) Amazon S3
3 17 (34.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (34.69%) GitHub
4 16 (32.65%) Amazon EMR
5 13 (26.53%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (26.53%) Serverless
6 10 (20.41%) Amazon Kinesis
7 8 (16.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (16.33%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (14.29%) Amazon ECS
8 7 (14.29%) PaaS
9 6 (12.24%) IaaS
10 4 (8.16%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (8.16%) Azure
10 4 (8.16%) OpenShift
11 2 (4.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (4.08%) CloudFront
11 2 (4.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) DSL
2 5 (10.20%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (26.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 13 (26.53%) Amazon Redshift
2 13 (26.53%) Big Data
2 13 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (22.45%) Hadoop
4 10 (20.41%) NoSQL
5 8 (16.33%) Amazon Athena
5 8 (16.33%) MySQL
5 8 (16.33%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
6 6 (12.24%) Amazon Aurora
6 6 (12.24%) Azkaban
6 6 (12.24%) MariaDB
7 3 (6.12%) Data Lake
8 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.04%) Redis
9 1 (2.04%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 26 (53.06%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.16%) DbUnit
4 4 (8.16%) Gradle
4 4 (8.16%) JUnit
4 4 (8.16%) Liquibase
4 4 (8.16%) Maven
4 4 (8.16%) Protractor
4 4 (8.16%) Selenium
4 4 (8.16%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.12%) jMock
5 3 (6.12%) Mockito
6 1 (2.04%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.04%) gulp
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA
6 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.04%) PhpStorm
6 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.08%) Legal
1 2 (4.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) AWS Developer
3 10 (20.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Data Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Talend Developer
7 4 (8.16%) AWS Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.12%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Python Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) Kafka
2 8 (16.33%) Web Services
3 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (8.16%) J2EE
4 4 (8.16%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (8.16%) Node.js
4 4 (8.16%) Spark Streaming
4 4 (8.16%) WireMock
5 3 (6.12%) Apache Camel
5 3 (6.12%) PowerMock
5 3 (6.12%) React
5 3 (6.12%) RESTful
5 3 (6.12%) SOAP
6 2 (4.08%) HTML
6 2 (4.08%) REST
7 1 (2.04%) .NET
7 1 (2.04%) COM
7 1 (2.04%) Struts
7 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Cloud Native
1 5 (10.20%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Unix
5 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) DevOps
3 17 (34.69%) Scrum
4 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.37%) Kanban
5 9 (18.37%) Open Source
5 9 (18.37%) TDD
6 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.20%) Auto-Scaling
9 5 (10.20%) Compliance Management
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (10.20%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.20%) Data Transformation
9 5 (10.20%) Market Research
9 5 (10.20%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 5 (10.20%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) Python
2 23 (46.94%) Java
3 19 (38.78%) SQL
4 10 (20.41%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.24%) Groovy
5 6 (12.24%) Scala
6 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.12%) C#
7 3 (6.12%) Java 8
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.08%) Korn
8 2 (4.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) C
9 1 (2.04%) C++
9 1 (2.04%) ES6
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) AWS Certification
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 5 (10.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) Docker
2 4 (8.16%) Apache Flume
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) vSphere
4 2 (4.08%) HDFS
5 1 (2.04%) NFS
5 1 (2.04%) oVirt
5 1 (2.04%) RHEV
5 1 (2.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (42.86%) Terraform
2 19 (38.78%) Ansible
3 13 (26.53%) Kubernetes
4 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (18.37%) Puppet
6 2 (4.08%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Talend
3 3 (6.12%) Google
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) Informatica
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) New Relic
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com